Cordyceps is a parasitic fungus that mainly attacks insects, takes over their minds, replaces their tissue, and sprouts stems that grow outside of the host body. These stems eventually release spores into the air, infecting other hosts. There are many different Cordyceps species, each for a separate species of insect.  

“Creatonotos Gangis” is a species of moth found in South East Asia and Australia. It is a truly frightening insect to suddenly come face to face with.

The “Stateville Penitentiary Malaria Study” was a controlled experiment on 400 prisoners. They were infected with malaria in order to study the effects of new and experimental drugs to combat the disease. Nazi doctors later on trial at Nuremberg cite this American study to defend their own actions during the Holocaust. The study was conducted […]

  The jack jumper ant (Myrmecia pilosula), is a species of venomous ant native to Australia. This species is known for the ability to jump long distances. These ants are large, approximately 12 to 14 millimeters. Jack jumper ants are primarily active during the day, with a life expectancy of over one year. Workers are […]